Scientists get worried when 4-pound goldfish is hauled from Lake Tahoe

Scientists get worried when 4-pound goldfish is hauled from Lake Tahoe – Science

via Scientists get worried when 4-pound goldfish is hauled from Lake Tahoe – Science.

The goldfish are just one of several species of invasive warm-water fishes in Lake Tahoe. “The invasion is resulting in the consumption of native species,” Chandra said. What’s more, the invasive fish excrete nutrients that cause algal blooms, which threaten to muddy Tahoe’s clear waters.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Business, Culture, Food and drink, Health and wellness, News, Science, Things to Know. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s